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Arizona Capitol
Arizona lawmakers will be debating bills on some familiar topics this week — from elections to so-called "culture war" issues. This, as House and Senate committees start taking up measures from the opposite chamber after last week’s crossover week.
Feb. 26, 2024
Security camera on platform
A woman was killed and another critically injured after the car they were riding in collided with light rail train west of downtown Phoenix, police said Sunday.
Feb. 26, 2024
View of the hallway and seating
The Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport opened a new 30,000-square-foot concourse this week. The airport saw a more than 5% increase in travelers in 2023. With nearly 2 million passengers, it was the busiest year in the airport’s history.
Feb. 21, 2024
Asphalt road with yellow lines
Arizona lawmakers representing the area want to make sure the state budget secures funding to further extend State Route 24 in the fast-growing southeast Valley, but the state is facing a budget deficit.
Feb. 20, 2024
The below-grade Papago Freeway in central Phoenix, built on what used to be Moreland and Culver streets.
The Show spoke with Duke Reiter, director of Ten Across and senior advisor to the president of Arizona State University, about what he heard at the most recent gathering of the project.
Feb. 20, 2024
Woman's hands on steering wheel
The proposed 4-hour course to reduce vehicle collisions would be required to qualify for a Graduated Driver’s License for the first time.
Feb. 19, 2024
Electric vehicle plug-in
The bill's authors say it is to make up for the money EV drivers don't pay in gas sales taxes, which goes to maintaining roads around the state.
Feb. 19, 2024
Waymo service in Phoenix
Self-driving car company Waymo issued its first-ever recall on Tuesday after an incident in Phoenix.
Feb. 15, 2024
Yellow truck with red snow plow on the front
The Arizona Department of Transportation is asking Arizonans to help pick names for three new snowplows being added to northern Arizona's fleet.
Feb. 15, 2024
person driving a car
Some Arizona lawmakers are sick of people driving too slow in the left lane on highways, and want to deter you from doing that by hitting you in the wallet.
Feb. 14, 2024
Man holds signs reading "flight attendants save lives!"
Dozens of flight attendants from several airlines walked out at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport Tuesday. At Terminals 3 and 4, they chanted and demanded better pay and working conditions.
Feb. 14, 2024
Voters line up at a polling station
Bills regulation how voter registration workers are paid and keeping the Arizona Department of Transportation running were passed in their respective Arizona Senate committees.
Feb. 13, 2024
The below-grade Papago Freeway in central Phoenix, built on what used to be Moreland and Culver streets.
The Maricopa Association of Governments is trying to forecast future transportation needs in the region. The first step is a public survey via smartphone app.
Feb. 13, 2024
Protesters hold Remove Trump banners in front of the U.S. Supreme Court
The Show spoke with Howard Fischer of Capitol Media Services for his weekly breakdown of what's happening at the Arizona Capitol and how the 14th Amendment is playing a role in the state Legislature.
Feb. 12, 2024
ADOT’s Marcy McMacken says crews are in the third phase, which includes building connections to State Route 143 and bridge connections from the I-10 to the U.S. 60.
Feb. 9, 2024
a map of Main Street (Apache Trail) in east Mesa
Main Street in east Mesa is getting a $38.5 million upgrade from the Arizona Department of Transportation. The project, called U.S. 60X, will include various improvements to the 5-mile stretch between Sossaman Road in Mesa and Meridian Road in Apache Junction.
Feb. 8, 2024
TSA bomb-sniffing dog Don, a German shorthaired pointer
Bomb-sniffing dogs had been used in a limited capacity for years by the time the TSA was founded in the immediate aftermath of 9/11. But in 2008, the Explosion Detection Dogs Program was created, and they’ve become an essential part of airport security.
Feb. 8, 2024
man riding scooter
Electric scooters will soon be available to rent 24 hours a day in downtown Phoenix as part of a test requested by vendors Lime and Spin.
Feb. 6, 2024
Feet on pedal on bicycle
Laura Pastor wants to make traditional pedal bicycles more accessible downtown, but there could be financial challenges. And a report from city staff says e-bikes are used more often.
Feb. 6, 2024
After running through a vote-counting machine, an election worker gathers ballots
Howard Fischer of Capitol Media Services joins The Show to break down what's happening at the Arizona Legislature this week, including election deadline woes and a new vehicle emissions plan.
Feb. 5, 2024

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